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Velma M. Giles

February 15, 1920 – June 15, 2019

Velma M. Giles, 99, of Lincoln, passed away June 15, 2019. She was born February 15, 1920 to Conrad and Anna Dankers in Orleans.

She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and a Charter Member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #354. She was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and the VA Hospital for many years.

Preceded in death by parents; husband, Everett Giles; daughter, Kay Giles; son, Bruce Giles; grandson, Scott Genthe and sister, Viola Mitchell. The family would like to offer their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Legacy Arbors for the care and love they showed Velma. Survived by daughters, Sharon (Larry) Genthe and Lynette (Michael) Lewis; seven grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; daughter in-law, Sheri Giles; son in-law, Jimmy Petitt and many other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers memorials suggested to Grace Lutheran Church. Visitation from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th Street. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, at Grace Lutheran Church, 2225 Washington Street. Interment Lincoln Memorial Park. Condolences:lincolnfh.com.

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